Blog :: 06-2013

Before You Lease A Luxury Rental

Boston is such a big city - in apartment terms, that is. There are all these neighborhoods to choose from ranging from the collegiate undergrad pad to the preppy yuppie with a yard, to the four bedroom family, and finally the lofty luxurious dwellings. And with the apartment and condo marketing slowly tightening over spring and summer, [...]

May Real Estate Market Breaks Record

Saying that Boston is back in the real estate game is such an understatement these days. This is especially true, as the Bay state real estate market saw record home sales again in May, nearly hitting a ninety percent increase compared to the same period last year. Sales of properties almost doubled as the number of pending homes under [...]

Homeownership Compact Makes Its Mark

Are you looking to buy your first home in the Bay State? Maybe you've heard of all the great things going on in the real estate market right now, and can't help but dream of bidding and buying your own piece of property. But of course, like anything else, your finances are probably the biggest consideration you have in taking that next step [...]

Opportunities at Open Houses

The "open house" has long been a tradition in real estate. Each weekend across the country, hordes of agents put up their A-frame signs and point buyers in the direction of open houses. Meanwhile, buyers with all kinds of motivations stream in and out of these homes -- from those just tipping their toes into the water to those who are on the [...]

Skyscraper City Finally To Happen

 

You might think Boston is a conservative city - which it really is, but recent real estate happenings sure makes it look like Beantown is headed to modern times as the city is planning to erect a 600-foot tower at the Government Center Garage, along with six other hulking buildings that are set to transform the city's skyline and make it [...]

Avoiding Buyer's Remorse: Real Estate Edition

Ever bought something special and later realized you didn't really need it or like it after all? It might be something as small as a new pair of shoes, or as big as an over-the-top flatscreen TV. Usually, returning it is as simple as boxing it back up, locating the receipt, and taking it back to the store for a full refund. But unlike store [...]